Lectionary Year B
December 5, 1999
Second Sunday in Advent
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13

Initial Acquaintance/Rough Translation


(FS) A. COMPARISON OF TRANSLATIONS

Here is a comparison of the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), the New International Version (NIV), the Reina-Valera, Revision 1960 (R-V), and the Nueva Biblia Espanola (NBE). The Spanish versions have been translated into English.
VerseNRSVNIVR-VNBE
8Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his faithful, to those who turn to him in their hearts.I will listen to what God the Lord will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints-- but let hem not return to folly.I will listen to what the Lord God will say; for he will speak peace to his people and his saints, so that they will not go back to madness.I am going to listen to what the Lords says: "God announces peace tohis people and to his followers, to those who recover hope."
10Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.Mercy and truth met each other; justice/righteousness and peace kissed each other.Loyalty and faithfulness meet one another; righteousness/justice and peace kiss each other.
12The Lord will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase.The Lord will indeed give hwat is good, and our land will yield its harvest.Teh Lord will also give what is good, and our land will give its fruit.The Lord will give us rain and our land will give its harvest.


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